Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Gormanstown Internment Camp Civil War Autograph Book August 21, 2019

Filed under: Ireland,republican — irishelectionliterature @ 12:43 pm
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An incredible piece of Irish History, an autograph book from Gormanstown Internment Camp during the Civil War, belonging to Patrick Cahill. It contains 49 pages of autographs, messages and drawings by fellow prisoners many who went on to become prominent people within the State. Among those who signed the book are future President Sean T O’Kelly, Oscar Traynor and well over 100 others. It’s fascinating looking up the names in the Bureau of Military History archives to see what each did in the War of Independence.
Many thanks to the sender.
It’s scanned in pdf format here

 

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